Global Traders on the Move: Latest Leadership Update
Fullen Dock & Warehouse, a full-service Mississippi River terminal, warehousing, trucking, aggregates supply and logistics company, appointed Greg Hutchison president of the company. In this role, he will be responsible for leading all commercial activities and the operations of the Memphis, Tennessee-based company.
ArcBest, a leader in supply chain logistics, recently announced organizational changes to strategically align certain functions of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-based company’s suite of integrated solutions. Earlier this year, Dennis Anderson was promoted to chief customer officer and is now overseeing all customer-facing functions including sales, marketing, customer service as well as strategy. Danny Loe, chief yield officer, will assume the position of president, Asset-Light Logistics while retaining his yield strategy leadership role. One reason Anderson and Loe may have decided to stay with ArcBest: It has been recognized as one of America’s Best-In-State Employers for 2020 by Forbes and Statista Inc.
OmniTRAX, one of the fastest-growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of Denver, Colorado-based The Broe Group, appointed Mike Brothers chairman of its newly established Audit Committee as part of the company’s strategic growth plan. Previously the responsibility of the entire board, the Audit Committee is now comprised of OmniTRAX board members, Broe family members and management representatives.
Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions has appointed Kanika Thakur as Asia Pacific Head of Trade. Based in Hong Kong, Thakur succeeds Vishal Kapoor, who was named head of Treasury and Trade Solutions for Citi Hong Kong earlier this year.
GoExpedi, an innovative e-commerce, supply chain, and analytics company for industrial and energy maintenance, repair and operations concerns, has named prominent energy executive Noel Connolly senior vice president of Digital Strategy. Houston, Texas-based GoExpedi as boosted its sales team with the additions of Elizabeth Stephens as Director of Business Development covering the Houston region; Dan Farrell, director of Business Development covering Mobile, Alabama; Sammy Steinmark, senior Business Development manager; Jody Coffman, Business Development Manager covering the Dallas/Fort Worth region; John Reyes, Business Development Manager covering the Midland/Odessa region; and Jantz Theriot, Business Development manager covering New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region.
WAGO promoted Clayton Windsor to product manager-DIN rail mount terminal blocks. He has held the position of product specialist for Marking and Tools at Germantown, Wisconsin-based WAGO for the past two and a half years.
Washington, D.C.-based law firm McDermott Will & Emery builds on its international trade footprint with the addition of Joanne Osendarp and Eric Parnes as partners; Dean Pinkert, former commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission, as senior counsel; Tim Hruby, Lynn Kamarck, and Alan Kashdan as counsel; and associate Conor Gilligan.
Charles Taylor, the Wilton, Connecticut-based provider of services and technology solutions to the global insurance market, expanded its Marine Technical Services team with the addition of four senior marine surveyors: John Poulson, Sean Murphy, Glenn Walker and Peter Poulson. Also, Lillian Aquilia is now operations manager. They will serve at Charles Taylor locations in New York, Boston, Savannah and San Francisco.
At press time, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) was considering candidates for its new director-general role. Essentially the CEO, the director-general will report to the TIACA Board and be in charge of planning and executing new strategy; delivering projects and programs; and financial and operational management of the head office in Miami. Céline Hourcade is currently serving as the TIACA’s transition director.
Tactical Edge, a leading logistics and supply-chain IT solutions company out of San Diego, California, is now sponsoring rising LPGA pro golfer Emma Talley.
The National Marine Representatives Association awarded its 2020 NMRA Maritime Trades Scholarship of $3,000 to Matthew Reynolds of Brohman, Michigan. Established in 2008, the scholarship awards students of excellence who are pursuing a marine industry career.